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As world economy slows, price of copper falls

LONDON, England: Despite a recent rebound, speculators in the international copper market, considered an indicator of the world's economic health, ...

Russian Central Bank reports economy down 4% in second quarter

MOSCOW, Russia: Financial information released by the Rosstat federal statistics service this week indicated that Russia's economy shrank 4 percent ...

Officials hopeful as UK consumer confidence rises

LONDON, England: A survey conducted by YouGov and consultancy Cebr reported that UK consumer confidence slowly rose in July, after ...

Far-Right Italian Leader Meloni Rides Popular Wave in Polls

Rome - With a message that blends Christianity, motherhood and patriotism, Giorgia Meloni is riding a wave of popularity that ...

Sensex surges 379 points; MM, Maruti Suzuki, RIL jump

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 16 (ANI): The Indian stock market's benchmark Sensex surged by 379 points on Tuesday led by ...

Sensex jumps 300 points; auto, FMCG, banking stocks soar

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 16 (ANI): The Indian stock market's benchmark Sensex was trading 300 points higher in the afternoon ...

India's wholesale inflation eases substantially in July but still in double-digit

New Delhi [India], August 16 (ANI): India's wholesale inflation declined substantially during the month of July to 13.93 per cent, ...

US defends withdrawal from Afghanistan, rules out release of USD 3.5 bn frozen Afghan funds

Washington [US], August 16 (ANI): The US on Monday defended its position on withdrawal from Afghanistan after a 20-year-long military ...

Wall Street re-launches Russian bond trading Reuters

The US government has authorized allowing holders to dispose of their assetsSeveral major US banks have restarted facilitating trades in ...

Residential real estate prices in India rise 5 pc during April-June quarter: Report

New Delhi [India], August 16 (ANI): A resurgence in demand for residential real estate has led to an average 5 ...

SpiceJet enters into settlement agreement with aircraft lessor Goshawk Aviation, affiliates

New Delhi [India], August 16 (ANI): Budget-carrier SpiceJet on Tuesday announced that it has entered into a settlement agreement with ...

Pakistan raises petrol price by Rs 6, to cost Rs 233.91 per litre

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 16 (ANI): Pakistan on Monday raised petrol prices by Rs 6 that will jack up the cost ...

Wall Street Revives Russian Bond Trading After US Go-Ahead

New York - Several major Wall Street banks have begun offering to facilitate trades in Russian debt in recent days, ...

EU country's central bank hires fortune teller reports

The famed Romanian astrologer says she?ll have to retire her crystal ballThe National Bank of Romania (BNR) has hired well-known ...

Something worse than recession coming JPMorgan

Wall Street bank issues dire warning for the US economyThe boss of Wall Street banking giant JPMorgan Chase, Jamie Dimon, ...

US refuses to unfreeze Afghan funds media

Washington has reportedly ruled out releasing any of the $7 billion in the country's financial assets that it froze after ...

DFM enables DGCX brokerage companies to provide derivatives trading and clearing services for the first time

DUBAI, 15th August, 2022 (WAM) -- Dubai Financial Market (DFM) today announced that it has obtained the approval of the ...

Pakistan may borrow another USD 2.8 billion from IMF under Saudi Arabia's SDR quota: Report

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 15 (ANI): Pakistan claimed that Islamabad has been able to borrow up to USD 2.8 billion against ...

Is the Pakistan Army Chief's visit to Sandhurst a strategic shift away from China and towards the West?

Sandhurst [United Kingdom], August 15 (ANI): The visit of Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa to the Royal Military ...

Independence Day: Bill Gates congratulates PM Modi, calls India's development in healthcare, digital transformation "inspiring"

New Delhi [India], August 15 (ANI): As India celebrates its 76th Independence Day, wishes poured in from across the world. ...

Miguel Angel Jimenez keeps clean card to win Boeing Classic

Miguel Angel Jimenez of Spain shot a bogey-free, 5-under-par 67 to break away from the pack and win the Boeing ...

EU ramps up exports to Russia

Shipments jumped 18% in June, rising for the second month in a row after a trough in AprilEU exports to ...

Saudi Aramco Profit Soars on Higher Prices and Refining Margins

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - State oil giant Saudi Aramco reported a soaring 90% rise in second-quarter profit on Sunday, ...

Delhi Police busts cyber fraud gang, 2 arrested

New Delhi [India], August 14 (ANI): Delhi Police has busted a gang of cyber frauds and arrested two persons for ...

Drought Tightens Its Grip on Morocco

OULED ESSI MASSEOUD, MOROCCO - Mohamed gave up farming because of successive droughts that have hit his previously fertile but ...

'Now Hiring': US Employers Struggle to Find Enough Workers

WASHINGTON - Salespeople, food servers, postal workers -- 'Help Wanted' ads are proliferating across the United States, as companies struggle ...

Latest rally in Indian stocks recovered previous losses incurred in 2022; Read here

By Animesh DebNew Delhi [India] August 14 (ANI): The rally in Indian stocks continued during the past four weeks supported ...

Miguel Angel Jimenez, Billy Andrade share Boeing Classic lead

Spain's Miguel Angel Jimenez produced a bogey-free round of 8-under-par 64 on Saturday to grab a share of the lead ...

Afghan Economic Crisis Worsens as Taliban Mark Anniversary

Washington - A year into the Taliban's de facto government in Afghanistan, the war-torn country has experienced an economic crisis ...

First Humanitarian Food Aid Set to Leave Ukraine for Africa

The first U.N.-chartered vessel set to transport grain from Ukraine to Africa docked Friday in Ukraine.The vessel will carry the ...

Five share first-round lead at Boeing Classic

Billy Mayfair, who tied for second in last year's Boeing Classic, carded two eagles on Friday to take a share ...

Chinese firms face public outrage in Kenya over discriminatory behaviour

Hong Kong, August 12 (ANI): Several Chinese firms have been facing severe backlash in Kenya over corrupt practices and discrimination ...

IAEA Seeks Immediate Access to Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant

The United Nations is calling for immediate access to a nuclear power plant under siege that Ukraine asserts is being ...

100 People Arrested in Sierra Leone Night Curfew

Nairobi - Reports from Sierra Leone say clashes between police and protesters have killed 13 people, with more than 100 ...

Sensex closes 130 points higher; Reliance Industries, Tata Steel, NTPC surge

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], August 12 (ANI): The Indian stock market's benchmark Sensex closed 130 points higher in a choppy session ...

Over 7 pc Indians owned cryptocurrency in 2021, says UN trade body

Geneva [Switzerland], August 12 (ANI): Over seven per cent of Indians owned digital currency in the form of cryptocurrency in ...

Enduring colonialism has made it harder to end the COVID-19 pandemic

Rich countries are hoarding vaccine doses while poor countries become breeding grounds for new COVID-19 variants.The W ...

McDonald's To Reopen Some Ukraine Restaurants

The McDonald's corporation announced Thursday it plans to begin reopening some of its restaurants in Ukraine, after closing them due ...

CBUAE's Financial Stability Report emphasises UAE's robust financial system in supporting national economy

ABU DHABI, 11th August, 2022 (WAM) -- The Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates (CBUAE) has issued its Financial ...

Value of CBUAE's gold reserve up 1.6% in first five months of 2022 to AED12.1 bn

ABU DHABI, 4th August, 2022 (WAM) -- The value of gold reserve of the Central Bank of the UAE (CBUAE) ...

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Europe should stop issuing Russian tourist visas, says Estonia, Finland

TALLINN, Estonia: The leaders of Estonia and Finland have said that Russian citizens should not be able to go on ...

Polish government in furore over EU conditions for grants, loans

WARSAW, Poland: Toughening its rhetoric in its rule-of-law row with the European Union, Poland's national-conservative government threatened to turn "all ...

Caty McNally lands long-sought hometown win in Cincinnati

Hometown favorite Caty McNally overcame Aliaksandra Sasnovich of Belarus 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (2) on Monday to win a singles match ...

Andy Murray, Cameron Norrie among early winners at Cincinnati

In a matchup of three-time Grand Slam champions, Andy Murray defeated Stan Wawrinka 7-6 (3), 5-7, 7-5 in almost three ...

Syria, Lebanon discuss plan to send 15,000 refugees back home per month

© Provided by Xinhua DAMASCUS/BEIRUT, Aug. 15 (Xinhua) -- Syrian and Lebanese officials met in the Syrian capital Damascus on ...

Mideast in Pictures: Beautiful sunset at Alexandria beach in Egypt

© Provided by Xinhua ALEXANDRIA, Egypt, Aug. 15 (Xinhua) -- Don't miss the beautiful sunset at the Alexandria Port in ...

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